Sunday, October 10, 2004

S� De Miranda, Francisco De

The illegitimate son of a canon of Coimbra, Gon�alo Mendes de S�, and Dona In�s de Melo, he was made legitimate in 1490. He studied at the university, which was then in Lisbon, and seems to have lived mainly in the capital until 1521, frequenting the royal court and taking part in the poetical improvisations


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